Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Misc. photo lab equipment

Misc. photo lab equipment, the No. 784 export by value totaled $6.96 million for the month of December, $73.54 million in 2019, and $77 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountry2019
1Canada$17.39 M
2Japan$10.21 M
3China$6.59 M
4Mexico$3.25 M
5United Kingdom$3.05 M
6Russia$2.55 M
7Israel$2.09 M
8Germany$2 M
9Australia$1.88 M
10Hong Kong$1.77 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. photo lab equipment decreased 4.49 percent through December 2019 to $73.54 million

U.S. exports of Misc. photo lab equipment decreased 4.49 percent from $77 million to $73.54 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 784 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 789 for the last full year with a total value of $77 million, a $10.88 million, 12.38 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $17,385,935
2Japan $10,213,019
3China $6,592,294
4Mexico $3,251,310
5United Kingdom $3,046,356
6Russia $2,549,573
7Israel $2,088,995
8Germany $1,997,470
9Australia $1,877,674
10Hong Kong $1,766,701

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $3,843,899
2San Francisco $2,990,626
3New York City $2,705,946
4Chicago $2,673,714
5Miami $2,644,421
6Detroit $1,561,369
7Norfolk $1,435,470
8Low Value Shipments $1,131,880
9Houston $872,490
10Laredo $814,768

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 5.53 percent compared to last year to $8.18 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 8.12 percent compared to last year to $6.42 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 14.54 percent compared to last year to $6.3 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 125.75 percent compared to last year to $3.62 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 8.37 percent compared to last year to $3.51 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $1.19 million, 7.33 percent, (23.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $767,842, 8.13 percent, (13.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $1.18 million, 15.14 percent, (8.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $28,446, 0.88 percent, (4.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $901,121, 22.83 percent, (4.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.06 percent of all these Misc. photo lab equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $40.49 million of the $73.54 million total.

All totaled, 38.11 percent of all these Misc. photo lab equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $28.03 million of the $73.54 million total